Lecture Notes and Applets

Each lecture is provided in PDF format. In addition, the "extras" column contains links to relevant web pages and applets.

Note: Many of the applets require a Java plugin to work correctly in your browser.

Lecture Slides Additional Handouts Extras
Displays and framebuffers 1pp  4pp Vector Displays, Raster Displays
LCD Displays, OLED Displays
LCD Monitor Deconstruction (YouTube)
Image processing 1pp  4pp Image processing text Continuous 1D Convolution
Discrete 1D convolution, Snoop (Win, Mac, Linux), YIQ filtering
Affine transformations 1pp  4pp Change of basis, Affine Transformation Game, Reflections and Chiral Centers
Hierarchical modeling 1pp  4pp Hierarchy of transformations,
Robot Arm Example
Surfaces of revolution 1pp  4pp
Shading 1pp  4pp OpenGL shading applet,
Szymon's BRDF viewer
Texture mapping 1pp  4pp Marble Applet,
Projections 1pp  4pp Hitchcock Effect
Ray tracing 1pp  4pp Ray tracing text, Triangle intersections Photon Mapping, Reflection/Refraction Applet
Anti-aliased, accelerated,
Monte Carlo ray tracing
1pp  4pp Nyquist Limit
Parametric curves 1pp  4pp Curve Demos, De Casteljau Demo, Bezier Curves,
Curve Interpolation,
C2 interpolating curves
Bezier and Spline Curves (Interactive Web App)
Particle Systems 1pp  4pp Differential equation basics,
Particle system dynamics
Particle-Dreams, Cloth, Fish, Snake, Cloth Demo
Parametric surfaces Bezier patch interactive demonstration
Subdivision curves
and surfaces
Subdivision text Triangular Subdivision Surfaces
Pixar video explanation
Animation principles Lasseter paper on animation principles Perlin Walkers, Pixar Shorts
Final exam notes